A General Reconnoissance of the Western Coast of Florida, 1851
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Title: A General Reconnoissance of the Western Coast of Florida Projection: Unknown Source Bounding Coordinates: W: -84.5 E: -79 N: 30.5 S: 24
Description: Chart showing the west coast of Florida and the Keys with sailing directions including bearings, soundings, and a table of latitudes and longitudes. The map also shows the Mosquito Inlet and Cape Canaveral along the Atlantic Coast. Detailed triangulations are shown for the Florida Keys. A Native American District is shown just to the east of Charlotte Harbor as well as Indian hunting grounds at the southern tip of the Everglades. Surveyed by F. H. Gerdes. The mapscale is 1:1,200,000. Source: F.H. Gerdes, U.S. Coast Survey (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1851) Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman